By Emma Donoghue

A pleasant, out of date love tale with a uniquely twenty-first-century twist, touchdown is a romantic comedy that explores the pleasures and sorrows of long-distance relationships—the variety hundreds of thousands folks now retain normally by means of airplane, mobilephone, and net. Síle is a classy citizen of the hot Dublin, a veteran flight attendant who's traveled the realm. Jude is a twenty-five-year-old archivist, stubbornly hooked up to the tiny city of eire, Ontario, within which she used to be born and raised. On her first airplane journey, Jude's and Síle's worlds contact and snag at Heathrow Airport. through the subsequent 12 months, their lives, and people in their acquaintances and households, could be drawn right into a new, shaky orbit. This gleaming, energetic tale explores age-old questions: Does the place you reside topic greater than who you reside with? What might you quit for romance, and could you be a idiot to take action?

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And her stomach. Maybe she was a fool. Not for stating her intentions to him earlier, but for having them in the first place. Daisy had noticed the direction of Brodie’s gaze at that point and turned to face Kat. Her smile was instant and seemingly sincere. Of course, she had no idea of the turmoil she was wreaking just with her very presence. “Hi, Kat. ” She raised one highly skeptical eyebrow. ” She couldn’t imagine why. “Your father—” Brodie started, but before he could complete the sentence, Doc Frampton stepped around Hinky’s Cooper and came over to where the three of them were standing.

Okay, fine. So I had kind of a crush on him that summer after I finished my sixth-year highers, before Mum passed, when we were, what, seventeen? That was over ten years ago. We were solid friends way before then and have been ever since. So, am I wrong to worry that he’ll get caught up in some passing fancy with the American? Honestly, how do we know she’s not here on some whim? Thinking it a lark to take on her inheritance herself. ” Her father wasn’t much for sarcasm, and even now, his words were laced with affection.

She’ll be a challenge to them for a bit, then the dust will settle. ” “She can have all the rest of them, but why did she have to set her sights on—” Kat’s rant ended abruptly as she spied the object of her lust strolling affably down the opposite walkway, stopping just in front of—“Och, the ruddy bastard! Already staking his claim. And in broad daylight, no less. ” “Such language. ” Her father reached up and snagged the dangling tool from Kat’s hand before she dropped it on his head, then rolled himself back under the car.

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